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Hotelogix partners with Hospitality and Tourism Consultants
Hotelogix is happy to announce an alliance with Hospitality and Tourism Consultants as their Channel Partner in Peru for reselling Hotelogix to the hospitality industry there. Hotelogix is a cloud based Property Management System (PMS) and Online Distribution System, used by small and medium sized hospitality businesses in South American countries like Colombia, Panama, Nicaragua, Uruguay, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Spain, Chile, Peru, Mexico and Argentina. Hospitality and Tourism Consultants seeks to consolidate the proper development of the tourism and hospitality sector in Peru. They have highly trained professionals who have several years of experience in the hospitality sectors due to which the company enjoys a large market percentage with the sectors they work with.
17 new Sochi hotels under construction
For the sporting spectacle approximately 50,000 hotel rooms will be available — with additionally 12,000 rooms on cruise ships, which are anchoring at the paradise Black Sea coast. In just six months the time has come. On the 7th of February 2014 the 22. Olympic Winter Games will begin in Sochi at the Black Sea. The Russian holiday metropolis experiences a hotel construction boom as never before. For the sporting spectacle approximately 50,000 hotel rooms will be available - with additionally 12,000 rooms on cruise ships, which are anchoring at the paradise Black Sea coast. According to tophotelprojects, the worldwide leading provider of global B2B hotel data, more rooms will be needed - up to 100.000. Currently, there are 17 large hotel projects under construction.
SJM Partners With Versace to Build Luxury Hotel in Macau
SJM Holdings Ltd. (880), Asia’s biggest casino company, said it signed an agreement with Italian fashion house Gianni Versace SpA to build a hotel under the luxury company’s brand at its upcoming Macau gambling resort. The five-star Palazzo Versace hotel will be built at SJM’s planned resort on Macau’s Cotai area, Asia’s equivalent of the Las Vegas Strip, the companies said in a statement. SJM in May received government’s final approval to develop its first resort in Cotai that will include 2,000 hotel rooms and about 700 gambling tables. The company currently runs 20 out of 35 casinos in Macau and has none on the Cotai Strip, which is growing more popular with mainland Chinese tourists. The Hong Kong-based company didn’t disclose the cost or timetable for Palazzo Versace hotel in the statement.
Key Appointments in the Industry
Congratulations to these new appointments…
Interstate Hotels & Resorts — the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company — announced the appointment of Carrie McIntyre as chief financial officer. Most recently serving as the Company's executive vice president and treasurer, McIntyre's new position reports directly to the chief executive officer and encompasses the oversight of corporate and hotel accounting, treasury, tax, financial planning and analysis, asset management, internal audit and risk management functions.
The Langham, Boston is proud to announce the appointment of Richard Bussiere as the hotel's new Managing Director. As a 35-year veteran of the hospitality industry, this appointment is a homecoming for the New England native, who has spent the majority of his career managing hotels overseas in Asia, Australia and the South Pacific. Bussiere succeeds longtime Managing Director Serge Denis, who retired after 20 years at the iconic hotel located in the heart of the city's bustling Downtown neighborhood.
The Latest in Hotel Openings
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Continues Expansion in Russia and CIS with the Debut of Aloft Hotels in Kiev. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced the signing of Aloft Kiev, which will mark the entrance of Aloft Hotels into Ukraine when it opens in 2015. Created to shake up the staid and traditional mid-market hotel sector, Aloft is redefining the category with its different by design approach to style and a vibrant social guest experience, at an affordable price point.
Hotel Indigo’s first resort boutique hotel to open in Lijiang’s beautiful ancient town. Inspired by the Tea-horse trail linking Yunnan and Tibet, Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town opens in one of China’s most historical towns this autumn. Hotel Indigo, the upscale boutique hotel brand from InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), will unveil its first resort hotel in Lijiang Ancient Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in south-western China’s Yunnan Province, this autumn.
Mantra Group Opens the 172-room Mantra Nusa Dua Bali in Indonesia. Mantra Nusa Dua Bali has completed final touches to the brand new resort in readiness for holidaymakers, conference groups, wedding parties and honeymooners. The first hotel in Asia for the Mantra Group, it marks an ongoing expansion in the region for the Australian hotel brand. "The resort offers a great experience to guests who know and love the Mantra style and service," said Mantra Group CEO, Bob East. "We are proud to see the Mantra name in Bali, combining a brand and a destination already popular with the Australian and New Zealand market."
Rotana, the leading hospitality management company in the Middle East and Africa will be welcoming guests to its first Oman property, Salalah Rotana Resort from 25th December 2013. Located on the stunning coastline with views overlooking the Arabian Ocean, Salalah Rotana Resort is a luxurious 5-star resort boasting 399 rooms and suites, each furnished with modern amenities and conveniences for all guests to enjoy as well as 45 exclusive villas. Inspired by traditional Omani architecture, it is the latest addition to Rotana’s portfolio, which features a collection of some of the most desirable properties in leading destination in the Middle East and Africa.
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